The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, December 3, 1999


While most voters have probably forgotten about the Wang-Coombs land since the purchase was approved last spring, the Carlisle Land Trust has been working diligently since then to bring closure to the complex deal. The town closed on the first parcel, 17.25 acres north of Curve Street on July 1, but they had to sell the limited development lots before they ...more

After six months of holding the barbarians at the gate, the selectmen are now laying out the welcome mat for cell tower proposals on town-owned land. Stressing the financial benefit to the town, board of selectmen chair Doug Stevenson summarized the board's position on November 23. He said that the town is open to receiving proposals to have a cell tower sited ...more

The verdict is in: We're now absolutely sure that we have no idea what will happen on January 1. The greatest danger, by most accounts, is that we may lose electricity for a few hours, a few days, or longer. ...more

A budget of $450,000 is fueling the planning phase of a new Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) document which the Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS) hopes to have in place by October 2000. This document will be the overriding authority on transportation project selections within the state for several years. ...more

Carlisle Conservation Commission members listened attentively, gave an almost immediate go-ahead and then took advantage of a rare opportunity to pick the brains of a wildflower expert. As the first applicant in a long November 18 list, Chris Mattrick from the New England Wildflower Society sought permission to eradicate a buckthorn encroachment on the Greenough ...more

The November 23 selectmen's meeting had a full agenda as usual, but at the end of the evening, more items had been postponed until the next meeting on December 14 than had been acted upon. ...more

Concord-Carlisle High School has developed a violence prevention and response plan to address emergencies at the school, according to Dean of Students Peter Badalment. The school developed the plan two years ago and is currently expanding on the program to include the assistance of outside agencies. ...more

Carlisle Middle School French teacher Nicole Baker presented to the November 16 school committee meeting a detailed three-day "excursion française a la ville de Québec" for the eighth-grade students. This is the sixth year she has led the student trip. Everyone in the class looks forward to the trip and, for some students, it is the ...more

The great success of the sixth grade spaghetti supper has brought in a bounty of riches for the class, according to Principal Andy Goyer. The amount accumulating in the class treasury for use during the three middle school years varies between $9,000 and $11,000. It more than pays for the buses for the sixth-grade outdoor education experience as well as the ...more

The Carlisle School will receive $5,088 and the Concord-Carlisle High School will receive $9,796 in new federal funding next year, according to U.S. Representative Marty Meehan. These funds are part of $3 million in funding appropriated for towns in the MetroWest and Merrimack Valley regions for new teachers to reduce class sizes. ...more

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito